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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-05-2008, 10:58 PM Thread Starter
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could one of you fine bn lovers out there tell me how old before showing bristles? i have 6 and nary a bristle to be seen. Gerry
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My male started sprouting bristles when he was about 2" long, head to tail.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-06-2008, 06:49 AM Thread Starter
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mine are getting close to that guess i'll have to start looking harder. thanks
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-06-2008, 03:41 PM
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My albino long fin males usually don't start showing the extra bristles until they are 3 inches or larger but it can vary between lines and/or genetics.
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